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Arrest Made in the Murder of Barren County Female

Date of News Release: 08/19/2016

Cave City, KY (August 19, 2016) - The Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green has made an arrest today in the case that involved the body of 22 year old Kristen Edwards that was discovered in the Green River on July 23, 2016.

Clark W. Smith (53) of Cave City was arrested at his residence at E. P. Terry Estates and was lodged in the Barren County Detention Center where he was charged with Murder, Tampering With Physical Evidence, and Abuse of a Corpse.

The investigation is still ongoing and being led by Detective Josh Amos. No other details are available for release at this time.